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Chesapeake Colony Ships

The "Chesapeake Colony Ships" listed by port of arrival and date of departure. Alphabetic list by ship name below.

Note: There are many ships with the same name that are not the same. Also note ships may have made more than one voyage and even several in one year. Ships have sourced and documented passenger lists attached. If you have additional sourced names, please contact me for proper entry. A work in progress. Thank you, Mike

Chesapeake Bay area

Jamestown, Virginia, Colony of Virginia, and Province of Maryland
Under the Crown 1605-1609
The Richard, Master M. Henry Challons, sailed Aug 1606, departing Plymouth, arriving Virginia
The Unknown, Master Thomas Hanham, sailed Oct 1606, departing Plymouth, arriving Virginia
The Jamestown (Fleet) 3 ships below, sailed Dec 1606, departing England, arriving 1607 Jamestown, VA
The Susan Constant, Master Chr. Newport, sailed Dec 1606, departing England, arriving 1607 Jamestown, VA
The Goodspeed, aka "Godspeed", Master Bart. Gosnold, sailed Dec 1606, departing England, arriving 1607 Jamestown, VA
The Discovery, aka "Discoverie", Master John Ratcliffe, sailed Dec 1606, departing England, arriving 1607 Jamestown, VA
The Mary & John, Master Raleigh Gilbert, sailed June 1607, departing Plymouth, arriving Virginia
The Gift of God, Master George Popham, sailed 1607, departing Plymouth, arriving Virginia
The First Supply, sailed Oct 18, 1607, departing Gravesend, England, arriving Jan 12, 1608 Jamestown, VA
The John & Francis, Master Chr. Newport, sailed Oct 18, 1607, departing Gravesend, England, arriving Jan 12, 1608 Jamestown, VA
The Phoenix, Master Francis Nelson, sailed Oct 18, 1607, departing England, arriving Virginia
The Second Supply, sailed Aug 1608, departing England, arriving Oct 1608 Jamestown, VA
The Mary Margaret, Master Chr. Newport, sailed Aug 1608, arriving Oct 1608 Jamestown, VA
The Starr, sailed 1608-1611, arriving Virginia
The Susan, sailed 1608-1616
Under The Company 1609-1625
Smythe Administration 1609-1619
The Third Supply was a flotilla of nine ships, all intended for Jamestown, Virginia, commanded by Admiral Sir George Somers.
The Sea Venture, aka "Seaventure" or "Sea Adventure", Master Chr. Newport, sailed June 18, 1609, departing London, England, arriving July 28, 1609 Bermuda
The Diamond, Master John Ratcliffe, sailed June 18, 1609, departing London, England, arriving August 1609 Jamestown, VA
The Falcon, Master John Martin, sailed June 18, 1609, departing London, England, arriving August 1609 Jamestown, VA
The Blessing, Master Gabriel Archer, sailed June 18, 1609, departing London, England, arriving August 1609 Jamestown, VA
The Unitie, Master Captain Wood, sailed June 18, 1609, departing London, England, arriving August 1609 Jamestown, VA
The Lion, Master Captain Webb, sailed June 18, 1609, departing London, England, arriving August 1609 Jamestown, VA
The Swallow, Master Captain Moone, sailed June 18, 1609, departing London, England, arriving August 1609 Jamestown, VA
The Virginia of the North Colony, Master Captain Davis, sailed June 18, 1609, departing London, England, arriving unknown Jamestown, VA
The Catch, Master Matthew Finch, sailed June 18, 1609, departing London, England, Lost at sea
The Hercules, sailed 1609-1618, arriving Virginia
The Jonathan, sailed 1609
The Mary Ann Margaret, sailed 1610
The Swan, sailed 1610-1624, arriving Virginia
The Deliverance, Master Chr. Newport, sailed 1610, Built in Bermuda, arriving May 30, 1610 Jamestown, VA
The Patience, Master Chr. Newport, sailed 1610, Built in Bermuda, arriving May 30, 1610 Jamestown, VA
The Tryall, sailed 1610-1620, arriving Virginia
The Godspeed, sailed 1610, arriving Virginia
The Mary Ann, sailed 1610, arriving Virginia
The Noah, sailed 1610
The Dainty 20 men, sailed Summer 1610, arriving Virginia
The De La Warr, Master Samuel Argall, sailed April 11, 1610, departing Cowes, England, arriving Virginia
The Blessing of Plymouth, sailed April 11, 1610, departing Cowes, England, arriving Virginia
The Hercules of Rye, sailed April 11, 1610, departing Cowes, England, arriving Virginia
The John & Francis, sailed 1611
The Starr, Master Chr. Newport, sailed May 1611, departing England, arriving May 22, 1611 Virginia
The Prosperous, sailed May 1611, departing England, arriving May 22, 1611 Virginia
The Elizabeth, sailed May 1611, departing England, arriving May 22, 1611 Virginia
The Hercules, Master Capt Adams, sailed 1611, departing England, arriving 1611 Virginia
The Trial, Master Thomas Gates, sailed May 1611, departing England, arriving Aug 30, 1611 Virginia
The Sarah, Master Thomas Gates, sailed May 1611, departing England, arriving Aug 30, 1611 Virginia
The Swan, Master Thomas Gates, sailed May 1611, departing England, arriving Aug 30, 1611 Virginia
The Sarah Constant of 1606, sailed March 8, 1612, arriving June 1612 Virginia
The Unknown, Master Thomas Button, sailed April 1612, departing England, arriving Virginia
The John & Francis, sailed 1613
The Elizabeth, Master Capt Adams, sailed Jan 1613, departing England, arriving May 24 1613 Virginia via Bermuda
The Elizabeth, Master Capt Adams, sailed Oct 1613, departing England, arriving Feb 1614 Virginia via Bermuda
The Treasurer, sailed 1613-1618
The John & Francis, sailed Nov 1614, departing England, arriving Virginia
The Treasurer, Master Samuel Argall, sailed Feb 1615, departing England, arriving Summer 1615 Virginia
The Flying Hart or Horse, sailed Summer 1615, departing England, arriving Summer 1615 Jamestown
The George, sailed 1616-1623, arriving Virginia
The Susan, sailed Jul Aug 1616, arriving Oct 9, 1616 Virginia
The Charles, sailed 1616-1633, arriving Virginia
The Edwine, sailed 1616-1619, departing England, arriving Virginia
The George, sailed Apr 1617, departing England, arriving May 25 1617 Virginia
The Providence, sailed 1616-1623, arriving Virginia?
The William & John, sailed 1616-1624, arriving Virginia
The George, Master Samuel Argall, sailed Apr 1617, departing Gravesend, England, arriving Virginia
The Treasurer, Master Samuel Argall, sailed 1617-1618, arriving Virginia
The Falcon, sailed 1617-1620, arriving Virginia?
The Neptune, Master Henry Spelman, sailed 1618, departing England, arriving 1618 Virginia
The William & Thomas, Master Capt Maggner, sailed Sept 1618, departing England, arriving Jan or Mar 1619 Virginia
The Gift of God, arriving Early 1619 Virginia
The Bona Nova, Master Huddleston, sailed 1618/1620, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Diana, sailed 1618-1619, departing England, arriving abt Apr 1619 Virigina
The Dutie, sailed 1618-1620, arriving Virginia?
The Gift, sailed 1618-1623, arriving Virginia?
The Mary Gold, sailed 1618-1622, arriving Virginia?
Sandys-Southampton Administrations 1619-1625
The Sampson, Master John Ward, sailed 1619, arriving April 22, 1619 Virginia
The George, Master George Yardley, sailed Jan 29, 1619, departing England, arriving April 29, 1619 Virginia
The Unknown, Master Chr. Lawne, sailed March 1619, departing England, arriving May 27, 1619 Virginia
The Trial, departing England, arriving July 5, 1619 Virginia
The Margaret of Bristol, Master Woodleefe, sailed Sept 1619, departing England, arriving Dec 4, 1619 Jamestown
The Prosperous, sailed 1619, arriving Virginia?
The Ellinor, arriving April 16, 1619 Virginia
The London Merchant, sailed 1619-1621, arriving Virginia?
The Jonathan, sailed 1619, arriving Virginia?
The Abigaile, sailed 1620-1622, arriving Virginia?
The Bonadventure, sailed 1620-1622, arriving Virginia?
The Elizabeth, sailed 1620-1621, arriving Virginia?
The Francis Bonaventure, sailed 1620, arriving Virginia?
The Margaret & John, sailed 1620-1623
The Temperance, sailed 1620-1621
The Warwick, sailed 1620-1621
The Abigaile, sailed 1620, arriving Virginia
The Supply, sailed Sept 1620, departing Plymouth, England, arriving Jan 1620/1 Barklay, VA
The Jonathan, sailed 1620, arriving Virginia?
The Abigaile, sailed 1621, arriving Virginia
The Addam, sailed 1621, arriving Virginia?
The Charles, sailed 1621, arriving Virginia?
The Concord, sailed 1621, arriving Virigina?
The Discovery, sailed 1621, arriving Virginia?
The Elianor, sailed 1621, arriving Virginia?
The Flying Hart, sailed 1621, arriving Virginia?
The Sea Flower, sailed 1621
The Marmaduke, sailed 1621-1622
The Tyger, sailed 1621-1623
The John & Francis, sailed 1622
The Abigaile, sailed 1622, arriving Virginia
The Furtherance, sailed 1622, arriving Virginia?
The James, sailed 1622, arriving Virginia?
The Margaret, sailed 1622, arriving Virginia?
The Mary Providence, sailed 1622, arriving Virginia?
The Hopewell, sailed 1622-1624, arriving Virginia?
The Southampton, sailed 1622-1624
The John & Francis, sailed 1623
The Ambrose, sailed 1623, arriving Virginia?
The Bonny Bessie, sailed 1623
The Due Return, sailed 1623, arriving Virginia?
The God's Gift, sailed 1623, arriving Virginia?
The Katherine, Master Stratton, sailed 1623, arriving Virginia?
The Prophet Daniel, Master Poole, sailed 1623
The Samuel, sailed 1623, arriving Virginia
The Return, sailed 1623-1624
The Delaware, sailed bef 1624
The Unity, sailed bef 1624
Resumed by the Crown 1624-1627
The Elizabeth, sailed 1624
The Jacob, sailed 1624, arriving Virginia?
The Zouch Phoenix, sailed 1624, departing Weymouth?, arriving Cape Anne
The Bonny Bessie, sailed bef 1626
The Phoenix, sailed bef 1626, arriving Virginia
The Return, sailed bef 1626, arriving Virginia
The Peter and John, sailed 1626, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Marmaduke, Master Gibbs, sailed 1628
The Pleasure, Master Peters, sailed 1628, departing Barnstable, England, arriving Virginia
The Gift (French), Master Mr. Brook, sailed 1630, arriving Charlestown, Virginia
The Friendship, Master Purst, sailed 1631, departing Barnstable, England, arriving Virginia
The Ark and Dove, sailed 1634, departing England, arriving 1634 Point Comfort/Maryland
The Bonaventure (Merchant), Master Ricroft, sailed 1634/5, departing London, England, arriving St. Domingo/Virginia
The Thomas, Master Tavener, sailed 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Abraham, Master Barker, sailed 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Assurance, Master Bromwell & Pewsie, sailed 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The David, Master Hogg, sailed 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Globe, Master Blackman, sailed 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Thomas & John, Master Lambard, sailed Jan 6, 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Plain Joan, Master Buckam, sailed May 15, 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Speedwell, Master Chappell, sailed May 26, 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The America, Master Barker, sailed June 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Phillip, Master Morgan, sailed June 20, 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Alice, Master Orchard, sailed July 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Merchant's Hope, Master Weston, sailed July 1635, departing London, England, arriving St Domingo / VA
The Paul, Master Betts, sailed July 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Transport, Master Walker, sailed July 4, 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Primrose, Master Douglass, sailed July 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Globe, Master Blackman, sailed Aug 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Safety, Master Gaunt, sailed Aug 1635 London, England, arriving Virgina
The George, Master Severne, sailed Aug 21, 1635, arriving Virginia
The Elizabeth, Master Brown, sailed Aug 1, 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Constance, Master Champion, sailed Oct 24, 1635, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Friendship, Master Betts, sailed Mar 1636, departing London, England, arriving Virginia
The Tristram and Jane, Master Blowe, sailed April 1637, departing London, arriving Virginia
The Unity, sailed Nov 22, 1638, departing Cowes, Isle of Wight, arriving Maryland
The Calmer Sleutel, sailed 1638, departing Texel, Holland, arriving Delaware
The Abigaile, departing unknown, arriving Virginia

Sources

  • Alexander Brown, "The first republic in America", Houghton, Mifflin and company, 1898 - 688 pages. (Google eBook)
  • The Original Lists of Persons of Quality, Emigrants, Religious Exiles, Political Rebels, Serving Men Sold for a Term of Years, Apprentices, Children Stolen, Maidens Pressed, and Others who Went from Great Britain to the American Plantations, 1600-1700: With Their Ages, the Localities where They Formerly Lived in the Mother Country, the Names of the Ships in which They Embarked, and Other Interesting Particulars, from Mss. Preserved in the State Paper Department of Her Majesty's Public Record Office, England. Great Britain. Public Record Office. Chatto and Windus, 1874 - 580 pages (Google eBook)
  • "Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to New England 1620 - 1650" by Charles Edwards Banks, Edited and Indexed by Elijah Ellsworth Brownell, Southern Book Company, Baltimore, 1957

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